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DNSimple suffers downtime due to 25 Gbps DDoS attack

2014/12/03

Securityweek - (International) Florida-based DNS provider DNSimple reported that it experienced a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack December 1 that peaked at 25 Gbps and lasted around 12 hours, causing outages for the company and its customers. The company stated that DNSimple was not targeted but was affected by the DDoS attack after domains already under attack were delegated to the company.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/dnsimple-suffers-downtime-due-25-gbps-ddos-attack

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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